On Tuesday night the Forney City Council voted to replace two individuals seated on the Forney Planning and Zoning Commission while keeping the entire Economic Development Board of Directors intact.
The council meeting was conducted by Council Member Mary Penn because Mayor Rick Wilson was unable to attend the meeting due to a death in his family.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council is expected to once again attempt to turn back time by non-renewing the board appointments of several Forney P&Z Commissioners.
A few months ago it was revealed that the City of Forney has accumulated a $44,248,226.98 debt to Petro-Hunt developers for infrastructure improvements associated with the Gateway development project.
On Thursday night after consulting with Forney City Attorney Jon Thatcher and Interim City Manager Wendle Medford, Petro-Hunt Vice-President Alan Bain declined to publicly speak with the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding the development plans for the Gateway project.
During the May Planning and Zoning meeting the P&Z Commission agreed to postpone voting on an amendment that would allow Petro-Hunt land developers to “cluster” an unlimited amount of multi-family dwellings on the north side of US Highway 80.
Tonight, the Forney Planning & Zoning Commission will once again consider amending the “density” requirements in regard to the Gateway development project.
Hunt property developers do not feel that the intent of the Planned Development agreement was to limit density of multi-family dwellings and have requested the density requirement be amended.
For eight years Suzanne McWilliams has dedicated her time, energy, passion, dedication and devotion to the students and staff of the Forney Independent School District.
Projecting a wonderful example of paying it forward, four Forney ladies known as the “Prom Fairy Mom’s” were honored during last week’s Forney City Council meeting.
On Tuesday the voters of Kaufman County turned out in mass to ensure that Texas House Representative Lance Gooden was elected to be the next District 5, US House Representative.
Last week the Forney Area Networking Group (FANG) held their weekly luncheon at Rio Lerma Mexican Restaurant where Keynote Speaker Mayor Rick Wilson casually spoke with a group of local business owners about the current state of development in Forney.
Last week the Terrell ISD hit a grand slam with the opening of the TISD Excel Center for Enhanced Learning (ExCEL).
On Tuesday night the City of Forney slipped just a little further down the rabbit hole when former mayor Darrell Grooms joined the designated media table during the City Council meeting.